From the political struggles of Colombia to the joys of working in a Melbourne toy library, Luisa Diaz-Zeledon ASA has seen a lot in the past decade. Now, with a part-time role at Anglicare Victoria, she has enrolled in the CPA Program.
The final report from the Independent Panel tasked with a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation was released on 22 August 2018. Initial reading indicates a broad-reaching and far-sighted review, with a balanced and objective set of recommendations tackling the big issues facing regulation and reporting in the sector.
Public practitioner Peter Knights FCPA finds his accounting skills in high demand in rural Victoria.
As the CFO of Orange Sky, Emma Young ASA has found her calling in a role that “was meant to be”.
While the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has come a long way in its five-year existence, Ram Subramanian believes further good can be done.
Pradeep Raj Raghu Raja Pillay CPA has scored a big victory in his fight for the early detection of autism in children.
Louise Roberts CPA uses her expert finance skills to help people realise their paralympic sporing dreams.
Donor fatigue, shrinking incomes and generational change are just a few of the challenges facing charities and Not-for-Profits. This eBook, which grew out of CPA Australia’s Not-for-Profit Conference, outlines how charities and NFPs can innovate and grow in an environment where donors are under financial pressure and competition is increasing.
Robyn Cameron CPA has survived two episodes of breast cancer and is now one of Australia’s top fundraisers for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Alex Ooi FCPA has been involved with the Lions Club for 15 years, and is helping to develop its next generation of community leaders.
Former accountant and now change-maker Elliot Costello has a passion for alleviating poverty, as well as tackling inefficiencies in the not-for-profit sector. Here he shares leadership lessons with INTHEBLACK.
Dennis Bothma CPA is keen for CPAs to share their knowledge and make not-for-profits as effective as they can be.
Alan Studley FCPA may not be actually training doctors, but his skills have been a real benefit for the Australian & New Zealand Gastroenterology International Training Association.
Volunteering can enrich your life with new purpose and put your hard-earned accounting skills to work at the same time.
After 25 years as a senior finance professional, William Duperouzel BEM FCPA relished the chance to join a charity that turns old tools into new skills for communities in need.
Wylie Collins CPA wanted to donate money to support the Women and Infants Research Foundation’s work with premature babies, but they asked for something even more valuable – his business skills.
Daleen Noor CPA has helped a life-saving infant and maternal health service in Tanzania set its strategic goals for the next five years.
Accountants are steering Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector through tighter reporting requirements and looming changes in reporting standards.
A regional assessment has ranked not-for-profits as the second-highest risk for raising terrorist funds. How can accountants guard charities against both terrorism and embezzlement?
John Reynen CPA has put his financial skills to good use helping two very different projects in South-East Asia.